The best of PAX East 2013

25 Mar

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You didn’t make it to PAX East last week? No problem, here’s a quick recap of the best of PAX East 2013 in Boston!

TRANSISTOR by SUPERGIANT GAMES

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Transistor is a science-fiction-themed action RPG by Supergiant Games and promises to bring players to wield an extraordinary weapon of unknown origin as they explore a stunning futuristic city. The game has been designed to seamlessly integrate thoughtful strategic planning into a fast-paced action experience, complete with responsive gameplay and rich atmospheric storytelling.

 

DRUNKEN ROBOT PORNOGRAPHY by DEJOBAAN GAMES

DRP = 3D Bullet Hell + Jetpacks + Giant Robots… ’nuff said!

 

DROPCHORD by DOUBLE FINE PRODUCTIONS

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Dropchord is a music-driven score challenge game for PC and Mac that will use the revolutionary Leap Motion Controller. The game will be also released on iOS.

 

BATTLEBLOCK THEATER by BEHEMOTH GAMES


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Now is Behemoth (the guys from Alien Hominid and Castle Crasher) turn to announce the release date for the long waited BattleBlock Theater!
 The platform game in which you can create your own character using various shapes will be out April 3rd 2013, on Xbox LIVE, for 1200 Microsoft Points. Obviously supporting co-op and multiplayer, and with the usual design we all like!

 

SUPER T.I.M.E. FORCE by CAPYBARA GAMES

This looks chaotic and messy as hell and it is going to be pretty awesome!

 

CAPY FINE RACING GP by CAPYBARA GAMES & DOUBLE FINE PRODUCTIONS

Capy Fine Racing GP PAX

 

The two games studios teamed up to develop a racer, called Capy Fine Racing GP and featuring all the characters from both companies. But this isn’t all, indeed the racing game will be released on floppy disk…yep, you heard it right,old school 1.44 MB floppy disk!

 

DUCK TALES REMASTERED by CAPCOM


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Capcom announced today at PAX that an HD version of the evergreen 1989 NES game Duck Tales is being developed by WayForward. The classic platformer features hand-drawn character sprites and a 3D background world. Also, Disney’s original voice actors will lend their talents to the game. The game’s original 8-bit songs will be remastered by WayForward’s Jake Kaufman, and new elements will be included, without spoiling the original concept of the title.

 

CONTRAST by COMPULSION GAMES

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Contrast will let you play with your own shadow, literally. The game is basically a platformer where you can become a shadow in order to climb and interact with other shadows.

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